Discussion in 'Spot Diagnosis' started by bb100, Apr 18, 2013.
what is this condition?
Re: pediatric cases
Complete claw hand
VOlkman's ischemic contracture ( most likely )
combined median and ulnar nerve paralysis
congenital flexion deformity aka Camptodactyly ( esp. since the title of the thread is pediatric cases )
Dupuytren's contracture ( unlikely )
i will discuss the differentials in detail later.
message to members: gals and guys, don't just give the diagnosis....serves no purpose. Discuss the challenges posted and u will be in gr8 shape, if u encounter a similar case ( even if it's a case dat u will refer to a speciaist.....i mean, if u discuss the case wid ur patient b4 u refer, she/he will hav a high opinion about u and not 2 mention "the spinoffs" thereof (Y) )
Volkmanns contracture in cause of leprosy.
Correct diagnosis :Volkmann's contracture
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